Definition of 'clinker-built'
Example sentences containing 'clinker-built'
He went down to the harbour and hired a boat, twelve feet of clinker-built dinghy with long, heavy paddles.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
Tadeusz told her he'd bought it as a virtual wreck because he'd fallen in love with its sleek clinker-built lines.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
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